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February (21 posts)

  1. Event: Reporting Russia

    Tuesday 14 February 2012, 12:02

    Bridget Osborne Bridget Osborne

    Reporting Russia

    Bush House, Thursday 16 February

    Russia's presidential elections are due on 4 March. How serious is the opposition to Putin? How significant is the strength of the economy in these elections? And what role is Russia playing in Syria and Iran?

    In a lunchtime seminar Jamie Coomarasamy...

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  2. Event: Reporting the Olympic/Jubilee Year

    Tuesday 14 February 2012, 10:31

    Bridget Osborne Bridget Osborne

    Reporting the Olympic/Jubilee Year

    BBC Television Centre, Wednesday 15 February

    2012 is a big year for BBC News, in sheer organisational terms. So what's the plan for covering the Olympics and the Royal Jubilee?

    In this CoJo lunchtime seminar, Raymond Snoddy, presenter of Newswatch, talks to Amanda Farnsworth...

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  3. Be paranoid - protecting sources in the digital age

    Monday 13 February 2012, 18:17

    Stuart Hughes Stuart Hughes is a BBC World Affairs producer. Twitter: @stuartdhughes

    How can a journalist ensure the safety of their sources without acting like an amateur James Bond?

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  4. Video: Reporting Iran

    Thursday 9 February 2012, 14:07

    Bridget Osborne Bridget Osborne



    Iran is moving up the news agenda; it's certainly moving up Israel's agenda.

    However, late last year BBC Global News director Peter Horrocks warned of the difficulties facing BBC journalists: "We are seeing the levels of intimidation and bullying as well as attempts to interfere in our independence reaching...

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  5. Tea with the Free Syria Army, and our government minder

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 17:22

    Cara Swift Cara Swift

    Cara Swift.

    BBC News producer Cara Swift tells the story behind Jeremy Bowen's reports from Zabadani, a rebel-held town in Syria:

    After so much time in Gaddafi's Tripoli last year, I became used to being herded onto a government bus and driven around on mystery tours. We were rarely given any detail of where...

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  6. Event: Radiodays Europe 2012

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 17:02

    David Hayward David Hayward of Hayward Black Media is a writer, journalist and consultant for local TV. Twitter: @david_hbm

    Radiodays Europe, 15 to 16 March 2012, Barcelona

    The BBC College of Journalism is working with Radiodays Europe on one of the largest and most influential European radio conferences of 2012.
     
    Top personalities and key industry figures will take part in more than 40 sessions looking at the best radio...

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  7. Event: Reporting Iran

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 14:20

    Bridget Osborne Bridget Osborne

    Iran is moving up the news agenda; it's certainly moving up Israel's agenda.

    With parliamentary elections due in March, Robin Lustig, presenter of The World Tonight on Radio 4, talks to BBC experts on Iran:

    James Reynolds, BBC Iran correspondent

    Sadeq Saba, head of BBC Persian Service.

    When

    1.30pm ...

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  8. My tabloid work wasn't journalism - just entertainment within pre-defined narratives

    Monday 6 February 2012, 13:46

    Richard Peppiatt Richard Peppiatt

    Public figures may rightly have complained to the Leveson Inquiry about weeks of looking from inside their homes to see reporters camped along the driveway, but, as any coalface hack would care to add, it's even less fun huddled on the outside looking in. Even in the relative comfort of the newsroom...

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  9. Print and broadcast media converge on mobile

    Friday 3 February 2012, 15:48

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    Is the Manchester Evening News still a newspaper? I only ask because I don't think Paul Gallagher - talking to news:rewired on Skype from Manchester - mentioned anything about a newspaper.

    He's head of online at the paper and his presentation made clear that the Manchester Evening News is no longer confined...

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  10. The New York Times' evolving social media strategy

    Friday 3 February 2012, 13:32

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    The New York Times uses three principles when deciding how its journalists should use social media: do it strategically, be different, and strive for meaningful engagement with the audience.

    That was the message from Liz Heron, social media editor of The New York Times and the keynote speaker at today...

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